Trade Union Bill

AmendmentS
to be moved
in committee

Clause 2

LORD MENDELSOHN

LORD COLLINS OF HIGHBURY

 

Page 1, line 9, leave out “were entitled to vote in the ballot did so” and insert
“according to the trade union’s reasonable belief were employed by the employer
in a trade dispute, and whom the union reasonably believed would be induced to
take part in the industrial action, voted”

 

Page 1, line 9, leave out “entitled to vote in the ballot did so” and insert “sent a
ballot paper in accordance with section 230(2) of the 1992 Act voted”

Clause 3

LORD MENDELSOHN

LORD COLLINS OF HIGHBURY

 

Page 2, line 5, after “engaged” insert “solely”

 

Page 2, line 6, leave out “important” and insert “essential”

 

Page 2, line 6, leave out from “services” to end of line 8

 

Page 2, line 9, leave out “were entitled to vote in the ballot” and insert “according
to the trade union’s reasonable belief were employed by the employer in a trade
dispute, and who the union reasonably believed would be induced to take part in
the industrial action,”

 

Page 2, line 10, leave out “entitled to vote in the ballot” and insert “sent a ballot
paper in accordance with section 230(2) of the 1992 Act”

 

Page 2, leave out lines 11 and 12 and insert—

“(2D)    In subsection (2B) “essential public services” means those services
the interruption of which would endanger the life, personal safety
or health of the whole or part of the population.”

 

Page 2, leave out lines 13 to 21

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD HAIN

LORD FOULKES OF CUMNOCK

LORD PURVIS OF TWEED

 

Page 2, line 24, at end insert—

“( )     None of the provisions of this section shall apply to services the
provision of which is devolved wholly or partially to the Scottish
Government, Welsh Government or Northern Ireland Executive.”

 

Page 2, line 24, at end insert—

“( )     None of the provisions of this section shall apply to services provided by
the Mayor of London or local authorities in England.”

Clause 4

LORD MENDELSOHN

LORD COLLINS OF HIGHBURY

 

Page 2, line 32, leave out from “must” to end of line 34 and insert “state the trade
dispute to which the proposed industrial action relates.”

 

Page 2, line 32, leave out from “a” to first “the” in line 33 and insert “description of”

 

Page 2, leave out lines 35 to 38

 

Page 2, leave out lines 39 to 41

 

Page 2, line 39, leave out from “must” to end of line 41 and insert “state whether
the industrial action is intended to be continuous or discontinuous”

Clause 5

LORD MENDELSOHN

LORD COLLINS OF HIGHBURY

 

Page 3, line 6, leave out “were entitled to vote in the ballot” and insert “according
to the trade union’s reasonable belief were employed by the employer in a trade
dispute, and who the union reasonably believed would be induced to take part in
the industrial action”

 

Page 3, leave out lines 15 to 21

 

Page 3, line 16, leave out “were entitled to vote in the ballot” and insert “according
to the trade union’s reasonable belief were employed by the employer in a trade
dispute, and who the union reasonably believed would be induced to take part in
the industrial action”

 

Page 3, line 20, leave out “entitled to vote in the ballot” and insert “sent a ballot
paper in accordance with section 230(2) of the 1992 Act”

Clause 8

LORD MENDELSOHN

LORD COLLINS OF HIGHBURY

 

Page 4, line 14, leave out “four” and insert “twelve”

 

Page 4, line 16, leave out “has” and insert “and section 233(3)(b) have”

Clause 9

LORD MENDELSOHN

LORD COLLINS OF HIGHBURY

 

Page 4, line 37, leave out “, or encourages its members to take part in,”

 

Page 5, line 2, leave out from “union” to end of line 3

 

Page 5, line 5, leave out “police” and insert “Chief Constable”

 

Page 5, leave out line 7

 

Page 5, leave out lines 11 to 13

 

Page 5, leave out lines 14 to 17

 

Page 5, line 14, leave out lines 14 to 17 and insert—

“(7)     A picket supervisor must take reasonable steps to be contactable by
the union and the police, and be able to attend in person given
reasonable notice.”

 

Page 5, leave out lines 18 to 20

 

The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 9
stand part of the Bill.

Clause 10

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD HAIN

LORD FOULKES OF CUMNOCK

LORD PURVIS OF TWEED

 

Page 7, line 19, at end insert—

“( )     None of the provisions of sections 84 and 85 of the 1992 Act shall apply to
public sector employees in sectors or providing services which are wholly
or partially devolved to the Scottish Government, Welsh Government or
Northern Ireland Executive.”

LORD MENDELSOHN

LORD PURVIS OF TWEED

 

Page 7, line 19, at end insert—

“( )     None of the provisions of this section shall apply to employees of the
Mayor of London or of local authorities in England.”

Clause 12

LORD MENDELSOHN

LORD COLLINS OF HIGHBURY

 

Page 8, line 18, leave out “or relevant union officials within specified categories;”
and insert “and”

 

Page 8, line 20, leave out from “time” to end of line 29

 

Page 8, line 29, at end insert—

“(f)   a reasonable estimate of the cost savings to the employer of
the arrangements relating to facility time in the relevant
specified period; and

(g)   a statement agreed by the employers and the relevant
unions of the value of the arrangements relating to facility
time.”

 

Page 8, leave out lines 42 and 43

 

Page 9, leave out lines 1 and 2

 

Page 9, leave out lines 9 to 12

 

Page 9, line 11, leave out “partly” and insert “mainly”

 

Page 9, leave out lines 24 to 26 and insert—

“(12)    A statutory instrument containing regulations under this section
may not be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid
before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.”

 

Page 9, line 26, at end insert—

“( )     None of the provisions of this section shall apply to facility time of
the employees of an individual, a company, a partnership or any
other body save for a public authority.”

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD HAIN

LORD FOULKES OF CUMNOCK

LORD PURVIS OF TWEED

 

Page 9, line 26, at end insert—

“( )     None of the provisions of this section shall apply to services the
provision of which is devolved wholly or partially to the Scottish
Government, Welsh Government, Northern Ireland Executive,
Mayor of London or local authorities in England.”

LORD MENDELSOHN

 

Page 9, line 26, at end insert—

“( )     None of the provisions of this section shall apply to facility time of
the employees of the Mayor of London or of local authorities in
England.”

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD HAIN

LORD FOULKES OF CUMNOCK

 

Page 9, line 26, at end insert—

“( )     None of the provisions of this section shall apply to facility time of
the employees of the Scottish Government, Welsh Government or
Northern Ireland Executive, or to public sector employers working
for or providing services that are wholly or partially devolved to
the Scottish Government, Welsh Government or Northern Ireland
Executive.”

Clause 13

LORD MENDELSOHN

LORD COLLINS OF HIGHBURY

 

Page 10, leave out line 7

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD HAIN

LORD FOULKES OF CUMNOCK

LORD PURVIS OF TWEED

 

Page 11, line 4, at end insert—

“( )     None of the provisions of this section shall apply to services the
provision of which is devolved wholly or partially to the Scottish
Government, Welsh Government, Northern Ireland Executive,
Mayor of London or local authorities in England.””

Clause 14

BARONESS MORGAN OF ELY

LORD HAIN

LORD FOULKES OF CUMNOCK

LORD PURVIS OF TWEED

 

Page 12, line 6, at end insert—

“( )     None of the provisions of this section shall apply to services the
provision of which is devolved wholly or partially to the Scottish
Government, Welsh Government, Northern Ireland Executive,
Mayor of London or local authorities in England.””

Clause 15

LORD MENDELSOHN

LORD COLLINS OF HIGHBURY

 

Page 12, line 15, leave out subsection (2)

 

Prepared 13th January 2016